POLICE taped off more than 20 black bins in a residential Bournemouth street.

Around 23 bins in Hannington Grove, Pokesdown, were sealed off on Wednesday afternnon.

Two police were seen in the area on July 8 and the dog unit was also believed to have been in attendance.

Bournemouth Echo:

On Wednesday, a Dorset Police spokesperson said: "Officers are in the area carrying out searches in relation to an ongoing investigation.

"For investigative reasons we are unable to go into any further details at this time."

Providing an update on this on Thursday, police confirmed the activity in Hannington Grove was in relation to their invesitations into an alleged murder in Boscombe.